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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Marine Environment Protection Committee - Resolution MEPC.146(54) Amendments to the Explanatory Notes on Matters Related to the Accidental Oil Outflow Performance Under Regulation 23 of the Revised MARPOL Annex I (Adopted on 24 March 2006) - The Marine Environment Protection Committee,

The Marine Environment Protection Committee,

 RECALLING Article 38(a) of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization concerning the functions of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (the Committee) conferred upon it by international conventions for the prevention and control of marine pollution,

 NOTING resolution MEPC.122(52) by which the Committee adopted the Explanatory notes on matters related to the accidental oil outflow performance under regulation 23 of the revised MARPOL Annex I,

 HAVING CONSIDERED proposed amendments to the Explanatory notes,

  1 ADOPTS the Amendments to the Explanatory notes on matters related to the accidental oil outflow performance under regulation 23 of the revised MARPOL Annex I, the text of which is set out in the Annex to the present resolution;

  2 INVITES Member Governments to give due consideration to the Explanatory notes, as amended, when implementing the requirements prescribed in regulation 23 of the revised MARPOL Annex I;

  3 AGREES to keep the Explanatory notes, as amended, under review in the light of experience gained;

  4 INVITES the Maritime Safety Committee to note the Explanatory notes, as amended; and

  5 URGES Member Governments to bring the aforementioned Explanatory notes, as amended, to the attention of shipbuilders, shipowners, ship operators and other parties concerned with the design, construction and operation of oil tankers.


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